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Doctor Strange (2016) (Blu-ray film review)

March 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Strange (2016)    (Blu-ray film review)

Even before I picked up the ‘Doctor Strange’ blu-ray, I had mixed feelings. A female Ancient One. A black Baron Modo, not even called a Baron. Straying from the source material to tick off representative of different types of people seems an odd compromise to the well-known source. Even a female Ancient One but still […]

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The Spectacular Sisterhood Of SuperWomen by Hope Nicholson (book review)

March 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Spectacular Sisterhood Of SuperWomen by Hope Nicholson   (book review)

As with any books looking at a selection of characters, with a title like ‘The Spectacular Sisterhood Of SuperWomen’, you do expect the author, in this case, Hope Nicholson, has covered all of the major ones. In her introduction, Nicholson cites only America and Canada, yet Barbarella is included and she’s French. Would it have […]

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The Legion Of Regrettable SuperVillains by Jon Morris (book review).

March 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Legion Of Regrettable SuperVillains by Jon Morris (book review).

‘The Legion Of Regrettable SuperVillains’ by Jon Morris is a sequel to his ‘The Legion Of Regrettable SuperHeroes’, only this time showing a selection of super-villains who are equally inept across the Golden, Silver and Modern Ages. For those keeping count, for the Golden Age 55, Silver Age 32 and Modern Age 32, a grand […]

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Back Issue # 95 April 2017 (magazine review).

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 95 April 2017 (magazine review).

This specific issue of ‘Back issue’ is devoted to ‘creatures of the night’ on the cover although this is a wide brief or why include Marc Spector aka Moon Knight for its opening volley cos he’s hardly a creature. Here we have an intensive interview with his creator/writer Doug Moench and artist for much of […]

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Doctor Who And The Zarbi by Bill Strutton (book review).

March 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who And The Zarbi by Bill Strutton (book review).

‘Doctor Who And The Zarbi’ is not a story I am familiar with and I feel sure if I’d seen this as a child it would have haunted me forever. The Doctor and his companions, Ian, Barbara and Vicki, are trapped when the TARDIS is compelled to land on a planet by a mysterious noise […]

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Doctor Who, new Season 10 trailer.

March 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who, new Season 10 trailer.

Get ready for the next season of Doctor Who with the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole Saturday, April 15th 2017 at 9/8c on BBC America. Bittersweet, given it’s the last one for the current Doctor. I wonder if we will get a female Doctor after Peter Capaldi?

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Doctor Who And The Daleks by David Whitaker (book review)

March 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who And The Daleks by David Whitaker   (book review)

When the Doctor meets Ian and Barbara for this first time, he decides the sensible thing to do is take them with him to avoid his secret being found out. The fact that he could have deposited them outside the police box and disappeared with his granddaughter Susan never to return is best brushed over […]

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Wonder Woman, princess of the Amazons (new trailer).

March 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman, princess of the Amazons (new trailer).

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Friday 10th March 2017).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Friday 10th March 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest. Anime roundup 3/9/2017: Paranoia Doesn’t Still Mean They Aren’t Out To Get You. Colony: The Official Podcast Episode 9: Ally Walker talks Alpha females and weasel underlings. Logan: grim concept art hints at deleted scenes . Private […]

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Star Trek ships: all the sizes in this chart!

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek ships: all the sizes in this chart!

Do you want to know how long the classic Enterprise is compared to say a Klingon Bird of Prey, or one of the later Enterprise classes? Well, our chums at Meatball have produced an accurate chart that sizes all the ships from Star Trek – from the movies to the various TV series. It’s a […]

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